09/08/2023 - “With extraordinary linguistic range, Calderwood brings us the voices of Arabs and Muslims who have turned to the distant past of Spain to imagine their future.”—Hussein Fancy, Yale Univers
03/08/2023 - CSAMES
02/23/2023 - Beneath the surface of Islam Valerie Hoffman explores the cultures and subcultures of the Muslim faith
10/26/2022 - Asef Bayat, the Catherine and Bruce Bastian Professor of Global and Transnational Studies at the Department of Sociology at UIUC was recently interviewed by the Tehran daily Etemaad on recent Irani
10/12/2021 - Thursday, Oct. 7 Umm Kulthum, A Voice Like Egypt Thursday, Oct. 28 Sonita
09/14/2021 - Come join Professor Nazif Shahrani for "Afghanistan: Return to Taliban Rule after 20 Years of U.S.-NATO War on Terror?" on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, 7:00-8:30 pm (CST) on Zoom
02/16/2021 - Join us for an enriching conversation on Turkish coffee culture and tradition along with its journey from past to present.
- Global South Languages Fellowships to support Quechua, Persian, Wolof, Zulu, Swahili, Hindi, Turkish, Portuguese, and Arabic
12/16/2019 - Click here for information on the Global South Languages Fellowships.
09/20/2019 - Professor Eric Calderwood's book, Colonial al-Andalus: Spain and the Making of Modern Moroccan Culture (Harvard University Press 2018), has been awarded the 2019 L.
08/19/2019 - In summer 2019, a CSAMES research assistant developed a website devoted to the history and current affairs of Yemen. The website offers text as well as multimedia sources and references-- includin
- Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies, shares the prize equally with her translator, American academic Marilyn Booth
05/22/2019 - See here for details.
02/04/2019 - Click here for full article.
01/14/2019 - Global South Languages Fellowship
11/08/2010 - Mahir Saul, Professor of Anthropology, has been awarded a research grant from the prestigious Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research for his project entitled "African Journeys in Turke